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UN to pull staff out of Syria over growing danger

Last modified: 3 Dec 2012 20:02

AFP: The United Nations is to pull non-essential staff out of Syria because of the growing conflict dangers and is restricting travel for those remaining, a UN news agency said Monday.
A quarter of the 100 international staff still in Damascus could leave this week, some staff could be moved out of the northern city of Aleppo and travel outside the capital will be restricted, the IRIN agency quoted UN humanitarian officials said.